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GRE Verbal Practice Questions

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Build your Vocabulary with more than 1300+ free online practice questions/words

The GRE verbal reasoning section is most difficult and requires maximum preparation (Good vocabulary is key to success). The verbal test is scored on a scale of 130-170, in 1-point increments. GRE Verbal exam has questions on Reading Comprehension, Text Completion, Sentence Equivalence.

The test consists of 1300+ questions. You have to select right synonym.


  easily done
  fearless; brave; undaunted

Use of fustian in news...

The thing has no literary merit whatsoever; to put it bluntly, it is an execrable piece of fustian. The same must be said of the sentiment the “poem” expresses, which, as Hammelehle puts it, constitutes a “lyrical first strike” against the Jewish state ...

Oldham's vocals are highly mannered, situated somewhere between backwoods Kentucky and Vivian Stanshall's Rawlinson End. Curiously, it works, lending a suitably fustian air to the band's eccentric Renaissance rock. An intriguing start to what is ...

Following the World Cup debacle (the LA Times cheekily called it a “surrender”) and its lingering aftermath, many have written France off, especially considering Spain's meteoric rise in popularity and the perennial fustian about England magically ...

... doleful tones should be allowed to die away into nothingness. Berlioz's 'Carnaval Romain' Overture, fustian in itself, provided a vivid vehicle for the orchestra to display its credentials. If there is a finer orchestra in France I have yet to hear it.

The Debroy son lives elsewhere and spouts fustian impotently. Rightly, several things in the family's history remain unexplained, for the events themselves do not matter as much as the tragic atmosphere, which transcends its period - we can see ...

Toughest GRE Words

Below are some words (from our collection of 1300+ words) which were answered wrong by most users..
  • quibble : try to avoid by sophistication
  • arrant : in the highest degree
  • recreancy : cowardly
  • foment : put something warm (to lessen the pain)
  • lucubrate : write in scholarly fashion

How Important is Verbal GRE?
Lot of international students ask... : I have a good score in TOEFL and ..if GRE Verbal really important? The short answer is YES. Again to improve vocabulary learn words/synonyms and their usage. Practice as much as you can. Reading quality text is very important(swallowing vocab words may not help a lot).

GRE word list will help in GRE Sentence Equivalence and Text Completion questions. These type of questions are added from Aug 2011 GRE Test. We belive GRE sample questions with word usage will help you to score more!

Good Luck with your 2014 GRE exams!
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